GWO ENHANCED FIRST AID
REFRESHER

Description of the course
Target group
Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or an offshore wind structure.
Personnel that is selected by their employer to perform Enhanced First Aid onshore or offshore, where training according to the GWO Enhanced First Aid training may enable them to react to incidents and thus mitigate the results of casualties deriving from the identified risks.
Objectives of the course
  • The aim of this EFAR Module is to review and build on previously gained knowledge and skills from BST First Aid or to refresh current EFA skills through theoretical and practical training so that Delegates can administer safe and effective Enhanced First Aid in the wind industry;
  • Identifying and explaining normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body;
  • Demonstrating understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) environment;
  • Delivering immediate enhanced first aid to stabilise the casualty, to include but not limited to:
– Stopping life-threatening bleeding
– Establishing and maintaining an airway
– Knowing the indications for and the use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
– Using basic and advanced First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario
– Resuscitation
– Using standardised methodologies, specifically the Primary and Secondary Survey - based on the "C"-A-B-C-D-E principle
  • Assessing the casualty, for injury or acute illness, to determine if medical advice and external-to-incident support is required; to include but not limited to:
– Life-threatening bleeding, circulatory disorder,
– Impaired consciousness,
– Compromised airway, breathing, too slow or too fast,
– Immediate life-threatening illnesses and other health problems especially with severe pain.
  • Delivering immediate enhanced first aid to stabilise the casualty, to include but not limited to:
– Stopping life-threatening bleeding
– Establishing and maintaining an airway
– Knowing the indications for and the use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
– Using basic and advanced First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario
– Resuscitation
– Using standardised methodologies, specifically the Primary and Secondary Survey - based on the "C"-A-B-C-D-E principle
  • Assessing the casualty, for injury or acute illness, to determine if medical advice and external-to-incident support is required; to include but not limited to:
– Life-threatening bleeding, circulatory disorder,
– Impaired consciousness,
– Compromised airway, breathing, too slow or too fast,
– Immediate life-threatening illnesses and other health problems especially with severe pain.
Approval



The GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher module is approved by Global Wind Organisation (GWO).
Course contents
  • Introduction;
  • Risks/Hazards/Legislation;
  • Anatomy;
  • Management of an incident – National Emergency Response – Medical Teleconsultation;/li>
  • Lifesaving and Enhanced First Aid using Primary and Secondary Survey;
  • Pain management and further possible medication;
  • Themes
  • Scenario-based training,
  • Evaluation.
Duration of the training course
2 days.
Price
275 EUR per person.
Certificate validity
Certificate is valid 2 years.
Entry standards
Trainees wishing to enter this course should be medically fit and capable of fully participating.
Furthermore, Delegates shall have created a personal Delegate profile in WINDA and provide their own WINDA ID prior to completing the EFAR training.
Student feedback mark
Average student feedback mark for training course GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher (Klaipeda): 5
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